Lot 3240Advertising Covers, group of 45 better with majority being illustrated ad designs including cameos (5), frankings including 1851 issue, 1870-88 Banknotes, etc., topics include strong grapes and fruits, but also cigars, druggist, bicycle, etc., cameos include gold jewelry, hardware, lard oil and Mechanic's Mutual Benefit Assoc., owner's retail $5,565.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3241Advertising Covers, Horticulture, collection of 58 covers housed in binder; 1860-1940's usages mostly illustrated with 21 better multicolored, many citrus related, includes the scarce and ever popular Templin's "Ideal" Seeds & Plants multicolored post card, California and Colorado usages; condition well above the norm.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3242Documents, Correspondence and Ephemera, mixed group of material including small hoard of 1940's San Francisco building applications, 1931 application for Zeppelin service, senate letters including Barry Goldwater, 1862 newspapers including New York Times and Brooklyn City News, hoard of carte-de-viste and cabinet photos including Union Generals and Colorado views.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3243Railroad Documents, 1847-1928, 147 items, including checks, receipts, bills of lading, stock certificates, etc., over 84 items with vignette of trains, 1st-3rd revenue issues or revenue paper, dated 1847-68 (104), 1870-1901 (40), many very attractive, some duplication, mostly F-VF, seldom seen in such variety, most ex-M. Joyce.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 3244Whitewood, So. Dakota Bank Checks, 1880-1910's, approximately 195 examples with illustration of Devils Tower; each matted and suitable for framing; owner's retail $25 each.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.